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With Drew Brees coming back, Taysom Hill says he’s in no hurry to leave New Orleans, but doesn’t rule it out

With Drew Brees coming back, Taysom Hill says he's in no hurry to leave New Orleans, but doesn't rule it outWill there be another team that is as high on Hill as the Saints are? The first domino of the 2020 quarterback carousel fell on Tuesday, as Drew Brees announced that he would return next season to give it another go with the New Orleans Saints. While the fans down in Louisiana can now rest easy about who the starting quarterback will be next season, Brees' decision also affects the two other quarterbacks on roster. Taysom Hill and Teddy Bridgewater could end up on different teams in 2020 -- the former being a restricted free agent while the latter is an unrestricted free agent. Last month, a report surfaced that the Saints wanted to pass the torch to Hill instead of Bridgewater, and that was going to happen this season if Brees decided to retire. Now that the NFL's all-time leading passer is back, Hill will either have to put his franchise quarterback dreams..

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Steelers hire former Giants standout Ike Hilliard to be Pittsburgh’s new receivers coach

Steelers hire former Giants standout Ike Hilliard to be Pittsburgh's new receivers coachHilliard enjoyed a 12-year playing career before spending the last six years as the Redskins' receivers coach Ike Hilliard spent the 2019 season helping Terry McLaurin become the NFL's best rookie receiver. Now, Hilliard will be tasked with trying to build the Steelers' receiving corps into one of the league's best. Hilliard, a former NFL receiver who spent the past six seasons as the Redskins' receivers coach, will assume the same position in Pittsburgh after being hired by the Steelers on Monday. Hilliard is replacing Ray Sherman, who served as Pittsburgh's interim receivers coach last season following Darryl Drake's sudden death during training camp. Drake had been the team's receiving coach since 2018. Hilliard broke into the NFL coaching ranks in 2011, serving as the Dolphins' assistant receivers coach. He served as the Redskins' receiv..

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Broncos confident Joe Flacco will be healthy enough to play in 2020, per report

Broncos confident Joe Flacco will be healthy enough to play in 2020, per reportThe 35-year-old is coming off of a neck injury The Denver Broncos know they have a quarterback of the future in Drew Lock, who threw for 1,020 yards, seven touchdowns and three interceptions in five games last season, but what about their other quarterback? Joe Flacco was shut down for the season after suffering a herniated disc in his neck. The Broncos were reportedly told Flacco would need to miss a few weeks in order to recover, but Denver decided to shut him down for the remainder of the season. Now that he's 35-years-old, coming off of a neck injury and having supposedly lost his spot in Denver, questions remain about if he will continue to play. According to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, the Broncos are confident Flacco will be healthy entering the 2020 season. "He's the forgotten man in this quarterback carousel," said Fowler. "I'm told Flacco recently underwent an MRI on that neck inju..

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Chiefs’ Eric Bieniemy likely passing on Colorado job, eyeing 2021 NFL head coaching gig, per report

Chiefs' Eric Bieniemy likely passing on Colorado job, eyeing 2021 NFL head coaching gig, per reportKansas City's offensive coordinator will stick at his current job Eric Bieniemy may have had the opportunity to become a head coach by way of the Colorado Buffaloes, but it appears the Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator will stick to his current post in an attempt to earn a promotion at the NFL level in 2021. ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reported Tuesday there is currently "no major traction" between the school and Bieniemy, a Colorado alumnus and one of the most notable external candidates for the school's opening, in regards to a job atop the Buffaloes' staff. Colorado has made "overtures" to the 50-year-old Bieniemy, per Fowler, but the Chiefs assistant "knows going into next year he's going to be a very attractive head coaching candidate ... and this time, he walks (into interviews) with a Super Bowl ring." The Chiefs' offensive coordinator under And..

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Titans’ Derrick Henry says Tom Brady can still play, but asks ‘why wouldn’t we want Ryan Tannehill back?’

Titans' Derrick Henry says Tom Brady can still play, but asks 'why wouldn't we want Ryan Tannehill back?'Henry believes Tannehill is the future in Tennessee The Tennessee Titans are facing some big questions this offseason. Both quarterback Ryan Tannehill and running back Derrick Henry are impending free agents, and both were imperative to the Titans' run to the AFC Championship this season. The Titans would like to keep Tannehill, but it's a tough decision. The 2019 NFL Comeback Player of the Year turns 32 this offseason, and feels as though he played himself into a long, lucrative extension. The Titans could utilize the franchise tag on him, or take their chances on the open market or in the draft. This offseason, we may see more quarterback movement than we ever have. Tom Brady, Philip Rivers, Jameis Winston and Teddy Bridgewater are set to be free agents, so the Titans do have options if contract negotiations with Tannehill do not go smoothly. Dur..

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2020 NFL free agency: Ranking Teddy Bridgewater landing spots after Drew Brees announces his 2020 return

2020 NFL free agency: Ranking Teddy Bridgewater landing spots after Drew Brees announces his 2020 returnBridgewater should have plenty of suitors, assuming he doesn't return to New Orleans New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is coming back for (at least) one more run. The future Hall of Famer announced on Tuesday that he will return to New Orleans for the 2020 season, which takes one team off the board when it comes to the starting quarterback market this winter. It also all but ensures that Brees' backup, Teddy Bridgewater, will be one of the most highly-coveted players available on said market. There is of course the chance that Bridgewater elects to return to New Orleans and back up Brees as he did a year ago, but after a successful five-plus-game stint filling in for Brees last season -- and with a number of teams looking for new starters -- it feels more likely that Bridgewater will try to cash in and find himself a starting job at the same time. After all, it&#..

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Eagles part ways with Nigel Bradham two years after signing linebacker to $40M extension, per report

Eagles part ways with Nigel Bradham two years after signing linebacker to $40M extension, per reportThe Super Bowl champion linebacker missed four games during the 2019 season Two years after rewarding Nigel Bradham with a five-year, $40 million extension, the Philadelphia Eagles have parted ways with the veteran linebacker, declining his 2020 option to send the defender to unrestricted free agency on March 18. That's according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, who first reported Tuesday that Bradham would not return, and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, who said the Eagles technically declined an option in Bradham's contract rather than outright released him. Either way, the move is notable for a team expected to be active in free agency. The departure of Bradham, who followed defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz from the Buffalo Bills to the Eagles in 2016 and started on Philly's Super Bowl-winning defense the following year, saves the team an estimated $4.5 million in 20..

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Cowboys’ Byron Jones likely to command $16M per year; Eagles, Giants are expected suitors

Cowboys' Byron Jones likely to command $16M per year; Eagles, Giants are expected suitorsThe former first-round pick is all but a guarantee to reset the market at cornerback When 2020 NFL free agency opens in March, it's a safe bet the Dallas Cowboys will have one of the biggest imprints on the offseason, what with three different big-name starters -- quarterback Dak Prescott, wide receiver Amari Cooper and cornerback Byron Jones -- set to hit the open market. It's arguably the least heralded of the trio, however, that could end up making the most waves. Byron Jones should be the top corner available in free agency, and CBS Sports contributor Joel Corry, a former agent and salary cap expert, anticipates he'll be one of the top earners outside of the QB position -- so much so that the 27-year-old defensive back is not only likely to price his way out of Dallas but become the NFL's new highest-paid DB. "Anything under $16 million per year with fewer than $50 mi..

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With Darius Slay trade rumors swirling, here are 10 teams that make sense as fits for the Pro Bowl cornerback

With Darius Slay trade rumors swirling, here are 10 teams that make sense as fits for the Pro Bowl cornerbackThe Lions are reportedly open to dealing their star corner, and he should be widely sought-after The free-agent market does not open for a few weeks, but that doesn't mean NFL teams aren't in position to add significant talent at the moment. Any team looking to get a jump on the cornerback market should give a call to the Detroit Lions, who appear to be unable to reach an extension agreement with Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay. The Lions are open to trading Slay, and have reportedly already spoken to several teams about the prospect of doing so. Our own Tyler Sullivan broke it down earlier this week: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Detroit has spoken to "multiple teams" across the league about a potential trade for the Pro Bowl cornerback. The belief among other clubs, according to Schefter, is that Slay will be traded this offseason. That said, the Lions are "ad..

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Zac Taylor understands this offseason is important, knows Bengals have to win games to ‘get people to shut up’

Zac Taylor understands this offseason is important, knows Bengals have to win games to 'get people to shut up'Taylor is confident his team is heading in the right direction despite all the outside noise The Cincinnati Bengals are now on the clock -- which is both a good thing and bad thing. It's great that they have a chance to draft a potentially generational player like former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, but it's also a negative because they are clearly the worst team in the NFL, and don't have much going for them in 2020 to change the narrative. Ask any analyst and they will tell you that the Bengals should draft Burrow. Last season, he completed 76.3 percent of his passes for 5,671 yards, 60 touchdowns and just six interceptions. He won the Heisman Trophy, and also got former passing game coordinator Joe Brady a job in the NFL, making him the youngest coordinator in professional football. With an aging Andy Dalton, who was benched last season and Ryan Fin..

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